Apple today released the official trailer for its upcoming short form sports docuseries “Greatness Code,” featuring seven of the world’s most accomplished athletes: LeBron James, Tom Brady, Alex Morgan, Usain Bolt, Shaun White, Katie Ledecky and Kelly Slater. Co-produced by Uninterrupted and Religion of Sports, and directed by Gotham Chopra, “Greatness Code” will join Apple’s slate of award-winning programming with the global debut of the complete first season on Friday, July 10, exclusively on Apple TV+.
The landmark, short form unscripted series spotlights untold stories from the greatest athletes in the world. The first season unfolds with seven mini-episodes, each examining a pivotal moment that defined an athlete’s career. Internationally revered athletes featured in season one include:
Four-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist LeBron James
Six-time Super Bowl Champion and four-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady
Olympic Gold Medalist and Co-Captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team Alex Morgan
Worlds Fastest Man and eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt
Record-holding Olympic gold Medalist Snowboarder Shaun White
Five-time Olympic Gold medalist and 15-time World Champion swimmer Katie Ledecky
11-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater
“Greatness Code” is a co-production between powerhouse sports content platforms Religion of Sports, which is co-founded by Chopra, Brady, and NFL Hall of Fame legend Michael Strahan; and Uninterrupted, the athlete empowerment brand founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter.
The series is directed by Gotham Chopra, who also executive produces through Religion of Sports, and executive produced by Maverick Carter via Uninterrupted. Ameeth Sankaran also serves as executive producer through Religion of Sports, and Devin Johnson executive produces via Uninterrupted.
“Greatness Code” will stream alongside a growing slate of acclaimed, unscripted Apple Originals including the soon-to-premiere “Dear…”; “Beastie Boys Story,” which has been hailed as a “moving and generous elegy” by the New York Times; “Visible: Out On Television,” noted as “perhaps the greatest TV accomplishment of 2020 thus far…” by The Hollywood Reporter; and soon to premiere documentaries “Dads” from Director Bryce Dallas Howard, and official 2020 Sundance Selection and SXSW 2020 Louis Black “Lone Star” Award recipient, “Boys State.”
Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. The Apple TV app will be available on Sony and VIZIO smart TVs later this year. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device.